Re: Northwest cancels Airbus

From:         pal@regent.e-technik.tu-muenchen.dbp.de (Peter Loibl)
Organization: Technical University of Munich, Germany
Date:         17 Dec 92 13:27:31 PST
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drinkard@bcstec.ca.boeing.com (Terrell D. Drinkard) writes:

>In article <airliners.1992.114@ohare.Chicago.COM> rdd@rascal.ics.utexas.edu writes:
>>
>>It'll be interesting to see what ramifications this has on the UAL deal:
>>did United plan on using Airbus/NWA North American facilities?
>>
>It is my understanding from chatting with the maintenance engineers at UAL
>on separate occassions that UAL is forming an A320 maintenance group (I
>have a resume in, therefore might not be considered an unbiased observer)
>which may be based at their new maintenance facility in Indianapolis.

BTW: The Sueddeutsche Zeitung here in Germany (one of the best ones
here) wrote yesterday, that UA is negotiating with Boeing about
delays and cancellations of their orders. No other details given.

Peter Loibl
pal@regent.e-technik.tu-muenchen.de